Southern-ocean Sentence Examples
The Southern Ocean system of the Victorian Dividing Range hardly attains to the dignity of high mountains.
Some of these lake-beds are at or slightly below sea-level, so that a very slight depression of the land to the south of them would connect much of the interior with the Southern Ocean.
The North Atlantic being altogether cut off from the Arctic regions, and the vertical circulation being active, this movement is here practically non-existent; but in the South Atlantic, where communication with the Southern Ocean is perfectly open, Antarctic water can be traced to the equator and even beyond.
But it is in the Southern Ocean that Petrels most abound, both as species and as individuals.
It extends E northward to the Arctic Basin and southward to the Great Southern Ocean.
Some authors include the Arctic Sea in the Atlantic Ocean, and some prefer to consider the southern part of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans as a Great Southern Ocean.
Sir John Herschel took as the northern boundary of the southern ocean the greatest circle which could touch the southernmost extremities of the three southern continents.
South of the Tropic of Capricorn the isohalines run nearly east and west, salinity diminishing quickly to the Southern Ocean.
The great plains are traversed by a few rivers, whose long and uncertain courses carry their waters to the river Murray, which empties itself into the Southern Ocean through the state of South Australia, and during 1250 m.
Experiments in the Southern Ocean show that productivity, and subsequent CO 2 drawdown, are enhanced by iron additions.Advertisement
The results are being compared with recent highly accurate satellite altimetry data of the Southern Ocean.
His aim was to see if it was feasible to make repeated dives in the frigid southern ocean.
Exactly the same thing happened in the Southern Ocean to the other pole, with serious collateral damage to the heavy weight spinnaker.
The boat is constructed to an Australian design, with a solid hull, designed to ride out big southern ocean swells.
But her fragile 75ft trimaran, B&Q, is taking a battering in the rough seas of the Southern Ocean.Advertisement
Such a circle, however, runs so near the coast of Antarctica as to make the southern ocean very small.